RCMP whistleblower vows renewed fight after colleague’s suicide ( A MUST READ)

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July 22, 2018

Former constable Janet Merlo says ‘shame on you’ Justin Trudeau in letter to federal officials Mark Quinn · CBC News · Posted: Jul 18, 2018 5:09 PM NT | Last Updated: July 19 Janet Merlo says she “total broke down” when she learned of the suicide death of her former RCMP troopmate Krista Carle in […]


In memory of Krista Carle

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July 22, 2018

In memory of Krista Carle. On July 6, 2018, Krista Carle, former RCMP officer and whistleblower of harassment within the RCMP took her own life.  She was 53 years old. Krista’s death has truly rocked me to my core and forced me to directly face my own mortality and the toll that whistleblowing takes on […]


The CAN Do – Garage Sale to help the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank ( news release)

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July 21, 2018

Food bank user plans a new twist to garage sales. Summer is the leanest time of the year at the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank and CJ Janzen  wants to do something about it! That’s why she’s organized a unique garage sale using food as money to help replenish shelves at the food bank on Ainslie Street. “As […]


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Cambridge mayor’s race now one to watch

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July 20, 2018

Opinion10:26 AMCambridge Times The race to the Cambridge mayor’s chair has suddenly become more interesting, perhaps enough to make voters sit up and take notice. With former Cambridge and North Dumfries MPP Kathryn McGarry joining the fray in a bid to become the city’s next mayor in the municipal election on Oct. 22, there is […]


Former MPP Kathryn McGarry running for Cambridge mayor

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July 19, 2018

‘I think that if I didn’t think I would win, I wouldn’t be running’: McGarry News03:34 PMby Lisa Rutledge Cambridge Times Former Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry, pictured her in a speech to her supporters following her loss in June’s election, has announced she is running for the job as Cambridge mayor. – Ray Martin/Metroland Former […]


McGarry To Enter Race for Mayor

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July 18, 2018

Former MPP Brings Experience, Consultative Style and New Vision to City Cambridge – Today, Kathryn McGarry, who previously served as Cambridge MPP and a provincial Cabinet Minister, formally entered the race to be Mayor of Cambridge. Below is a statement from the candidate: “Over the last few weeks while attending events in the community, talking […]


From Vans Warped Tour to Cambridge Ribfest

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July 16, 2018

    Members include: Rose Cora Perry (Vox, Guitar, Songwriter) Tyler Randall (Drums) Amber Gorham (Bass & Backing Vox) From Vans Warped Tour to Cambridge Ribfest Hot off of Vans Warped Tour, award-winning rock trio, Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold, will be adding their signature ‘flavour’ to this year’s Cambridge Ribfest on Friday […]


IMPORTANT NOTICE; to all RESIDENTS OF CAMBRIDGE..

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June 6, 2018

I ask you to watch the  LEGAL, Provincial Election  today Thursday June 7, 2018   You will notice: ALL POLLING LOCATIONS WILL BE OPEN   ALL VOTING STATIONS WILL BE OPEN   FAMILIES WILL HAVE RECEIVED THEIR VOTING REGISTRATION CARDS.   SENIORS WILL BE ABLE TO VOTE IN THE FOYER OF THEIR RESIDENCE.   THERE […]


ANOTHER HACK.. let’s see Craig and his IT professional sidetrack this one..

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April 21, 2018

Waterloo Region warns residents after My Waste App hacked Recycle Coach company’s app breached, region apologizes after 3,000 emails accessed News01:12 PMby Lisa Rutledge Cambridge Times – Region of Waterloo/Photo The Region of Waterloo is apologizing to subscribers of its My Waste app after the app was hacked and 3,000 email addresses were accessed and […]


A secure vote is a paper vote

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April 19, 2018

Opinion04:29 PMCambridge Times At city council’s March 27 meeting, professor Aleksander Essex of Western University gave a very informative presentation on the risks of online voting. His ideas suggest a very strong argument for maintaining a paper ballot vote, despite some councillors and city staff pushing for more use of online voting. Given the number […]


The threats against cyber-voting are real by: Ken Tuckey

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April 18, 2018

Opinion12:31 PMCambridge Times Re: “Fears about city website ‘hack’ overblown” letter to the editor by Mayor Doug Craig in April 12 Cambridge Times For the facts on cybersecurity and online voting, I encourage the residents of Cambridge to view a short presentation by Dr. Aleksander Essex, a Western University cybersecurity expert specializing in trustworthy elections, […]


In response to Doug Craig’s misleading information regarding INTERNET VOTING

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April 14, 2018

Wow! City Website ‘hack’ Overblown? Funny how a Cybersecurity professional from London Ontario had to go to the Press and reveal that the City of Cambridge had their website ‘hacked’ on February 11, 2018.  Had that not occurred, the residents of this city would have been left in the dark about such an incident. Mayor […]


Why is this Mayor fighting so hard for INTERNET VOTING.. when he knows it’s not secure!

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April 13, 2018

 ” he doeth protest too loudly” Fears about city website ‘hack’ overblown OpinionApr 12, 2018Cambridge Times I would like to respond to Ken Tuckey’s April 2 letter to the editor about cybersecurity, in which he suggests the city should reconsider offering an online voting option and insinuates the City of Cambridge did not disclose a […]


Waterloo rejects online voting, ranked ballot.. ( Why is Doug Craig fighting so hard for this questionable way to cast your ballot?

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April 8, 2018

City will use paper ballots and stick with first-past-the-post system for the 2018 municipal election NewsNov 21, 2016by Paige Desmond Waterloo Region Record WATERLOO — Waterloo council will stick with tradition and use paper ballots and the first-past-the-post system for the 2018 municipal election. Politicians voted Monday not to pursue online voting or use ranked […]


Cybersecurity threats risk the democratic process in Cambridge

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April 3, 2018

News07:39 AMCambridge Times At the Tuesday, March 27, City of Cambridge council meeting, Aleksander Essex, an expert in cybersecurity and assistant professor at Western University appeared before council to address the risks of online voting. Since this item was not on the agenda and therefore Essex would not be able to speak on this topic, […]


Cambridge should reconsider online voting

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April 2, 2018

Opinion10:11 AM Cambridge Times I was at Cambridge council March 27 when, later in the session, a very well-spoken professor from Western University, Dr. Aleksander Essex, did a presentation against online voting. He has a PhD in computer science and is very outspoken against cyber voting. Dr. Essex completed his PhD research on whether cyber […]


DOUG CRAIG…Why do we have to fight so hard for a LEGAL ELECTION? stop tampering with our right to a fair ballot!!

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April 1, 2018

To all those Cambridge residents that think or perceive electronic voting is the way to go, I ask that you view the latter (approx. 2:15:00) of this City of Cambridge council meeting from March 27th. Take note! At the 2:19:40 mark of said meeting, you will hear quite clearly, Mayor Doug Craig make the following […]


Guelph City Council deletes online voting for 2018 municipal election.. ( so why is Doug Craig fighting so hard for it?

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March 31, 2018

Lengthy meeting sees online voting rejected by a 7-6 vote   Apr 25, 2017 8:00 AM by: Tony Saxon   Western Ontario University professor Aleksander Essex addresses Guelph City Council regarding online voting Monday, April 24, 2017. Tony Saxon/GuelphToday Guelph City Council has officially rejected online voting for the next municipal election. At a meeting […]


Doug Craig and Donna Reid.. vote against a Professional speaking TO THE RISK OF ” INTERNET VOTING” …(Why is that?)

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March 28, 2018

Aleksander Essex appeared at Cambridge Council on March 27th.. And they actually had to take a vote in order to allow this highly qualified Professional  to speak to the uncertainty of INTERNET VOTING.. ( Doug Craig and Donna Reid voted against him speaking) PLEASE REMEMBER: Your CITY COUNCIL voted for INTERNET VOTING back in April […]


Online Voting Is a Terrible Idea… An ode to pen and paper.

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February 25, 2018

  After the onslaught of computer intrusions suffered by US institutions and political parties in the 2016 presidential election, the decade-old issue of electoral systems’ security was brought back into the public discourse. The American people had the concrete fear their vote too might be manipulated. They worried the election could be factually hacked. The […]


Online voting isn’t as secure as city wants us to think

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February 22, 2018

Opinion 01:28 PM Cambridge Times Online voting. The wave of the future. Getting more people to vote. Cheaper. We have heard many positions politicians have taken on this subject. Is it secure and trustworthy? No, it is not. So why then is Guelph returning to paper ballots and Canada’s biggest city, Toronto, has refused to […]


‘Taking your CPU for a joyride’: Why this week’s cyberjacking raises online voting concerns

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February 20, 2018

Hack was used to ‘borrow’ computing power to mine digital currency and expert says it points to flaws By Andrew Lupton, CBC News Posted: Feb 15, 2018 7:00 PM ETLast Updated: Feb 15, 2018 7:00 PM ET A cybersecurity expert at Western University says a new method of hacking that affected websites in Canada and around […]


Cyber Attack at City Hall ( how safe is the Cambridge 2018 Municipal Election?)

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February 18, 2018

  Attention; Mayor Doug Craig, Gary Dyke, Michael DuLillo, Councillor Donna Reid, Councillor, Mike Devine, Councillor Mike Mann, Councillor Jan Liggett, Councillor, Pam Wolf, Councillor Shannon Adshade, Councillor Frank Monterio, Councillor Nicholas Ermetta and Cambridge Council I read the article that appeared on February 15, 2018 and titled ‘ Global Cyber Attack Hit Municipal Website.’ […]


Let’s see them talk their way out of this one!!!

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February 15, 2018

City of Cambridge website hijacked by cryptocurrency miners   Thousands of sites around the globe using Texthelp Browsealoud plug-in hacked. NewsFeb 14, 2018by Jeff Hicks Waterloo Region Record CAMBRIDGE — A worldwide cyberattack briefly hit the City of Cambridge website last weekend, the city confirms. During a span of four hours and six minutes on […]


It’s sounding like an Election Year!!

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February 11, 2018

Route being finalized for eastside bypass NewsFeb 10, 2018by Ray Martin Cambridge Times “Once it’s done it and the South Boundary Road, which is under construction this year, will start to drain truck traffic out of the downtown,” said Mayor Doug Craig. – Mathew McCarthy Work on the long-awaited east boundary road around Cambridge inched […]


Time for a New Mayor

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February 2, 2018

  Doug Craig has been mayor in Cambridge now for too long and what has he really done for the City of Cambridge?   From my point of view, not that much at all. Sure we have another footbridge across the Grand River at $1.4 million but we did not need it when the other […]


#MeToo, but #NotYou …. by Kelly Donovan

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February 1, 2018

January 31, 2018   Women and men all over the world have been inspired by the recent movement of floods of people finding their voices and the confidence to speak up about abuses they have endured or are enduring.  If you work in the entertainment industry or politics, you are a victim; you are supported, […]


Some Cambridge residents suggest Monteiro, Mann step down after being named in police suit

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January 26, 2018

NewsJan 25, 2018by Liz Monteiro Waterloo Region Record WATERLOO REGION — Some Cambridge residents are asking that councillors Frank Monteiro and Mike Mann step down because both retired officers are part of allegations in a pending class-action lawsuit. In a Facebook group called ‘Cambridge Citizen Discussion on local politics,’ some residents say the two men […]


Letter to Larkin is right on the money

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January 22, 2018

Opinion Jan 20, 2018by Luisa D’Amato Waterloo Region Record   Waterloo Regional Police Chief Bryan Larkin. – Mathew McCarthy,Record staff If I were Chief Bryan Larkin, I might be looking for another lawyer for the Waterloo Regional Police Service. Local police are going through their own “Me Too” moment, with six current and former officers […]


WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE SERVICE – THEIR MORAL AUTHORITY IS GONE

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January 21, 2018

HOLLYWOOD NORTH? This will be an unusual posting in that it is not about the environment in general nor is it about politics in Woolwich Township directly affecting the local environment. It is about the utter failure in leadership and decency within our police service. It is about more than the treatment of women by […]


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